Captain America #255 [direct edition]
(March 1981)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
198?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Bob Budiansky (Assistant Editor); Jim Salicrup (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Living Legend (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
None (pages 1-21); Joe Rubinstein (page 22)
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (origin); Ms. Rogers [Cap's mother]; General Phillips; Agent R; Abraham Erskine; Dr. Anderson; Heinz Kruger; Bucky Barnes; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Sgt. Duffy; Red Skull (cameo); Nazis; Adolf Hitler (cameo); Baron Zemo (cameo); Master Man (cameo); Warrior Woman (cameo); Baron Blood (cameo); Invaders [Namor the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Spitfire; Union Jack] (cameo); Avengers [Thor; Iron Man; Giant-Man; Wasp] (all appearances except for Cap himself are flashbacks)
Synopsis:
Cap relives his origin in minute detail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All but page 22 are reproduced from Byrne's pencils.

Letters to the Living Legend (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern [as R.S.]
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Eric L. Watts, Tom A. Field and Rob Imes, with replies from Stern.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Living Legend!
    Captain America
  2. 1. The Living Legend
    Captain America
  3. 2. Letters to the Living Legend
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